|Minas Gerais and the Brazilian Federation - Simon Schwartzman|
Review of Minas Gerais and the Brazilian Federation, 1889-1937. by John D. Wirth. The Hispanic American Historical Review, Vol. 58, No. 4 (Nov., 1978), pp. 730-731. While establishing a solid groundwork for the understanding of Minas' peculiarities, Wirth touches several questions that are central for the more general comprehension of Brazil's history. He helps to dispel the myth that the mineiro political elite was basically rural, by showing that it was composed at its higher level by a univer...
Keywords: Minas Gerais; Federation